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The Lothians and Scottish Borders

Divisional Commander

The Divisional Commander for The Lothians and Scottish Borders Division is Chief Superintendent John McKenzie.


The Lothians & Scottish Borders Division serves around 462,080 people over 2,393 square miles, stretching from Blackridge to Newcastleton. It covers East Lothian, West Lothian, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders .

The Division has four territorial command areas aligned with their respective local councils. Each has a dedicated Area Commander who is responsible for all daily policing functions. Each area is also served by a number of community policing teams whose activities are built around the needs of the local community. They are responsible for responding to local calls and looking for long term solutions to key issues.

For regular crime prevention advice and updates on what’s happening across the Division, you can like 'Lothians & Scottish Borders Police Division’ on Facebook and follow ‘@LothBordPolice’ on Twitter.

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